Torre de Babel

VOCABULARY OF PHILOSOPHY – DEMIURGE

DEMIURGE (δημιουργός) (1) originally, a skilled workman; (2) later, to describe God, as the maker of the world, as «Architect.» Socrates and Plato represented God under the image of Architect,—the World-Builder. For Plato’s treatment, see specially the Timæus, Ueberweg’s Hist., I. 123; Schwegler’s Hist., 79, 82.